Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Sunday Reads

Good morning — round out your weekend with our Sunday morning reads:

• Mohamed A. El-Erian: Eight Takeaways From the March Jobs Report (Bloomberg View)
• Victims of Financial Wrongdoing Need a More Muscular S.E.C. (NYT)
• Are Index-Fund Investors Smarter? (Total Return) see also Would Benjamin Graham Have Hated Index Funds? (Total Return)
• Marc Andreessen: The secret weapon of HBO’s Silicon Valley (Yahoo)
• The Ultimate Amazon Product (The Awl)
• When ‘Moneyball’ Meets Medicine (Upshot)
• This time is not different, USD edition (FT Alphaville)
• Who’s Who in music streaming: Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, Google, Apple, Amazon, Samsung (IBN Live)
• Mike Pence’s New Fan Club: Wiccans (Daily Beast) see also Next, We Muslims Bring Sharia to Indiana (Daily Beast)
• The Teenager & The Porn Star: Will 18-year-old Sasha Grey become the adult film industry’s next Jenna Jameson? (Los Angeles Magazine)

What are you reading?

 

 

Central Banks Again Boosted Their Dollar Holdings

Source: WSJ

 

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a hot mug of Brazilian Arabica, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads: • iPhone Killer: The Secret History of the Apple Watch (Wired) • Renegades of Junk: The Rise and Fall of the Drexel Empire (Bloomberg) • Wall Street Executives from the Financial Crisis of 2008: Where Are They Now? (Vanity Fair)…Read More

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10 Good Friday Reads

Its Good Friday, and the start of Passover. Here are your 3 day weekend at home morning reads: • Opening Windows: A once-dominant software giant is determined to prove that life begins again at 40 (The Economist) • G.M. Bets Big on a Resurgent Cadillac (NY Times) • Why Data Breaches Don’t Hurt Stock Prices (HBR) • The Monetarist Mistake…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

The news flow never stops, and neither does our braised, slow smoked morning train reads: • Everybody Plays the Fool (Sometimes)  (Above the Market) see also 5 money habits of the filthy rich you can learn now (Time) • Would Charles Dow Be Selling Stocks? (Irrelevant Investor) • Low or High Inflation? Nope, Stealthy Government Debt Liquidation! (Alpha Architect) see also Euro falls…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

No foolin’ around with our April Fool’s morning train reads: • Investors Across the Globe Join the Party (WSJ) • All Hail Jeffrey Gundlach, the New Bond King (Bloomberg View) • Once-bullish fund managers start to capitulate on oil prices (Reuters) see also Oil Speculators Focused on Glut Miss Surge as Bombs Hit Yemen (Bloomberg) • Highs and lows of the minimum wage…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

Heckuva of a way to start the week, with a giant rally — let’s see if  it sticks. Meanwhile, our morning train reads: • Want to avoid a bear market? (Irrelevant Investor) see also You won’t know the bull market is over until the bear is here (MarketWatch) • China’s stock market sure looks like a bubble (Wonkblog) • A Shrewd…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Back to the workweek! Spring has sprung, the futures are green, and its time for our morning train reads: • Why are interest rates so low?  (Ben S. Bernanke Blog) • How to Combine Value and Momentum Investing Strategies (Alpha Architect) but see Woe Betide the Value Investor (Research Affiliates) • Confusing today’s liquidity with tomorrow’s (TRB) • How the world’s…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning. Round out your weekend with some interesting reads you may have missed: • Need Financial Advice? Ask the Future You (NY Times) • Vanguard snubs outsiders in digital advice: As firms like Schwab and Vanguard build more online portfolios, money managers face an ‘open architecture’ question (Investment News) • Activist Investor Bill Ackman Sets a $1 Million…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend. Pour yourself a mug of Guatemalan Antigua Valley coffee, settle in for our long form Saturday morning reads: • At Kodak, Clinging to a Future Beyond Film (NYT) • Stanford’s Most Popular Class Isn’t Computer Science—It’s Something Much More Important It’s Called “Designing Your Life,” A Course That’s Part Throwback, Part Foreshadowing Of Higher Education’s Future. (Fast…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Where does the time go? Its already Friday, and we present the finest morning train reads in the land: • In US Small-Caps, Quality Is on Sale (AB Global) see also This is nothing like the 2000 dot-com bubble (MarketWatch) • Hedge Funds: Don’t Call Us a Hedge Fund (WSJ) • Silicon Valley is seizing the customers: Instead of building for…Read More

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